Archive for November, 2007

25 Years ago today: Bo over the top!

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

It was 25 years ago today that Vincent ‘Bo’ Jackson took a handoff from quarterback Randy Campbell and dove over the Alabama defensive line to score the game-winning touchdown and end nine years of misery.

By coincidence, ESPN.com is now running a nice long article by Michael Weinreb about Bo — what he’s doing now, and [...]

25 Years ago, you didn’t want to be the trombone player

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

Of course that title is redundant. No one ever wants to be the trombone player, but on November 20, 1982 it was a particularly hazardous assignment. Especially if you happened to be a Stanford trombone player walking in the end zone at the end of the annual Big Game between Stanford and Cal. They just [...]

Happy Birthday Sue!

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Happy 40th!
Because your deadbeat big brother has to work today, he must reuse last year’s photo: